Stress

Stress is the body's biological reaction to any unpleasant stimuli. The symptoms of stress are increased heart rate, breathing fast, high blood pressure, insomnia, stomach upset, dry mouth, nervousness, etc. Stress as such is not bad, but prolonged periods of stress might affect your health.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by Verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

What can be done to treat psychotic symptoms?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiance began exhibiting psychotic symptoms nine days ago. He is 38 years old. He has no prior psych history or hospitalization. He is diagnosed with mild depression NOS. He takes Lexapro, Wellbutrin, and Suboxone. We know that this episode is not substance induced. He is currently ...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Psychotic symptoms can be precipitated by different causes like intense stress, affective disorder, psychotic disorder, use of illicit substances, sometimes due to organic problems in the brain (like epilepsy, lesion, inflammation, etc.). In a way it is good to kno...  Read Full »

I am a student suffering from OCD; despite taking medicines I have not recovered fully. Please help

Query: Hello doctor, I am a student suffering from OCD. I am taking medicines since last year for the same. I got little relief so far, but there is repetition of thoughts and patterns of something. I am not able to concentrate properly while studying. So it is taking a lot of time to read even one page du...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) symptoms can appear to be stronger when you feel stressed and work hard. But it can be effectively managed by appropriate medication, following CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) strategies, and relaxati...  Read Full »

How do I have a control over my thoughts and stop overthinking?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having anxiety towards bats. I remember touching them once two or three years ago. But now I am overthinking about it. Right now, I am having a lot of stress regarding upcoming exams as well. Please help. Can rabies be manifested after 2 to 3 years? I have taken anti-rabies sho...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your query, it is apparent that you have high anxiety levels, which is distressing you. As you rightly said, you are overthinking here. It looks like your upcoming exams may have increased your stress levels, which can exacerbate any underlying anxiety. Is there any ...  Read Full »

How to control the involuntary movement of lips?

Query: Hello doctor, Whenever I talked to someone face to face, my left half of the upper lip moved more than the rest of the lips. I got conscious of it. It happens more when I get conscious. I feel it is in my mind and I can totally control it but I lose patience. Some days it is better, and some days i...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand the concern behind your query. It looks like there may have been some twitching/tremors of your upper lips due to some stress, anxiety or tiredness. It appears that gradually you have been overthinking about it leading to a vicious cycle of more s...  Read Full »

Will vitamin deficiency result in loss of interest in all activities?

Query: Hello doctor, My problem is I am running low on energy since I wakeup. No interest in anything. I cannot enjoy anything even if that is supposed to make me happy. I cannot concentrate on anything. If I read something, I lose my concentration in less than a minute time. I do not feel like do anythin...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand that having these troublesome symptoms can be difficult. Your blood tests appear to be within the acceptable range (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Taking Vitamin D supplement is a good idea as well. If your symptoms are persist...  Read Full »

Can I be able to function normally with my mixed thoughts of anger, sadness and self hurting?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel rather extremely angry than at the same time, very sad. I always have this very gory thoughts that I wanted to kidnap and torture the person I hate and again, at the same time, I want to hurt myself because I am so incompetent and I always feel like all the people think the sam...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How long have you been experiencing these symptoms like extreme anger, sadness, and other difficult emotions? Has there been anything ongoing stressors in your life that affects you negatively? From the information you have provided, it appears that you are stressed,...  Read Full »

How to overcome the side effects of Olanzapine tablets?

Query: Hello doctor, My friend was extremely stressed at work and started telling things that never happened and was very delusional. We took her to a psychologist, who referred her to a psychiatrist. He told us she was in a state of psychosis due to stress and prescribed Oleanz 5 mg tablet for two days. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it looks like your friend has developed stress induced acute psychotic episodes. Olanzapine is an effective medication in this situation. 2.5 mg daily is a small dose only; it is not too much ( usual dose can go up to 10 to 20 mg daily). Encou...  Read Full »

Does staying indoor excessively cause social anxiety?

Query: Hello doctor,Does staying indoors excessively cause social anxiety?  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Staying indoors excessively does not directly cause social anxiety. It is possible that having social anxiety will prevent you from going out more, which in turn makes anxiety more prominent. Talk to your parents and family about your anxiety so that they can underst...  Read Full »

I am stressed and overthink due to lost relationship. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I stress and overthink a lot, and after my breakup and I am facing this for a year. I am hardly able to concentrate I am always involved in thinking about my past. The guy always tries to defame me and speak rubbish about me, I being an introvert I am unable to talk to a lot of people ...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. It is common to feel stressed following a break-up in any relationship. Usually one gets better with time, but you are reporting the ongoing stressful situation. It will get better with support. 2. Have you spoken about your difficult situation with any family me...  Read Full »

I am having relationship issues with husband. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My husband is not available whenever I ask him. Whenever his family treats me bad, he never asks anything. If we fight suddenly he is asking me to take care of myself alone. He is not helping me in my work. I am really stressed. I need someone badly to talk.  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are reporting relationship problems which is quite common. Almost all couples go through difficult phases early on in their relationships. Remember there are no perfect couples and no perfect marriages. Everyone has to work proactively to maintain a healthy relat...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue



Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.